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1) brasses, monumental. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Continent and in England in the 13th cent. and for several centuries following. They are usually set in the pavement but occasionally are placed upright against a...

2) monumental brasses. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...monumental brasses, see brasses, monumental....

3) brasses, ornamental. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman times, is closely associated in art with bronze, a copper-tin alloy (see bronze sculpture). Brass was generally fashioned into utilitarian objects such as bowls,...

4) bronze, in metallurgy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bronzes are harder than brasses. Most are produced by melting the copper and adding the desired amounts of tin, zinc, and other substances. The properties of the...

5) wind instrument. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Other wind instruments are blown by the player and are divided into two groups, the woodwinds and the brass winds, or brasses. The woodwinds include the flute family,...

6) metalwork. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Goldwork and silverwork have since employed the talents of leading artisans and artists in making jewelry, plate, inlays, and sculpture. The first great advance in...

7) transposing instrument. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Such an instrument is usually referred to by the keynote of its natural scale-the clarinet in A, for example-in which case A is sounded when the tone C appears in...

8) Uttar Pradesh. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The capital is Lucknow. Other important cities are Allahabad, Bareilly, Kanpur, and Varanasi. The most populous state of India, it was formed in 1950 by merging the...

9) orchestra and orchestration. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Western music from the 18th to the 20th cent. Orchestration is the scoring of a piece of music so that it can be played by specific instruments. 1 Instruments of...

10) English art and architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English art and architecture, the distinctive national art and architecture that art may be said to have evolved in the 12th cent. with the Norman style. Building...

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